Sergeant Murphy (1938)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Sports Drama  |   Run Time - 57 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this wartime drama, cavalry private Dennis Murphy purchases a nervous horse, Sergeant, after it is deemed unfit for military service. With patience and love, Murphy trains his horse into a champion and later proves his worth by sneaking the steed into England where he enters him in the Grand National. He wins. The plucky private also wins the affection of the colonel's daughter. This film is based on a true story.

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animal, friendship, horse-racing, racer, love, romance, sports, underdog, horse, national, sergeant